George Aiken

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George Aiken
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United States Senator
from Vermont
In office
January 10, 1941 – January 3, 1975
Preceded byErnest W. Gibson, Jr.
Succeeded byPatrick Leahy
64th Governor of Vermont
In office
January 7, 1937 – January 9, 1941
LieutenantWilliam H. Wills
Preceded byCharles Manley Smith
Succeeded byWilliam H. Wills
59th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont
In office
January 10, 1935 – January 7, 1937
GovernorCharles Manley Smith
Preceded byCharles Manley Smith
Succeeded byWilliam H. Wills
77th Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives
In office
January 13, 1933 – January 10, 1935
Preceded byEdward H. Deavitt
Succeeded byErnest E. Moore
Member of the Vermont House of Representatives
In office
1931–1935
Personal details
Born
George David Aiken

(1892-08-20)August 20, 1892
Dummerston, Vermont, U.S.
DiedNovember 19, 1984(1984-11-19) (aged 92)
Montpelier, Vermont, U.S.
Resting placeMount Pleasant Cemetery
Putney, Vermont, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Beatrice Howard
(m. 1914; died 1966)

Lola Pierotti (m. 1967)
ProfessionFarmer
Horticulturist
Author

George David Aiken (August 20, 1892 – November 19, 1984) was an American politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was the 64th Governor of Vermont (1937–1941) before becoming a member of the United States Senate for 34 years, from 1941 to 1975.

Aiken died at a nursing home in Montpelier, Vermont of a stroke on November 19, 1984 at the age of 92.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Krebs, Albin (November 20, 1984). "George Aiken, Longtime Senator and G.O.P. Maverick, Dies at 92". New York Times. new York, NY.